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Reviewed 1 week ago

Come to the party in the loo! Remember which hand to wash as toilet paper was not in use. Unisex was not an argument or negotiable.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Quaker1
Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

Can’t say I’ve ever viewed this as a communal activity, but it is certainly interesting to see how the ancients took care of business. For a fee you apparently could have reserved seating.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

The people came to discuss politics religion and art in these places. That's what we do on the social media even today in the confinement of our own personal toilets. The similarity is striking. Was told that there were slaves in those days working as...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

Part of the 8-hour tour I took with Discover Ephesus Travel is the greek public WC if you can call it. Make sure to visit the reserved one with the mark!!!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 24, 2019

Interesting to see how well preserved this is and to see how ancients went to the bathroom. We all do it but never talk about it, but not here.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

Our friends and I took a couple of funny photos in this area and stop to talk with other tourists about how normal using a latrine back in those days was. Now everyone hides but in Roman times, this was the Facebook of the people...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 21, 2019

I am amazed that they were so ingenious in ancient times. I know we all have to go potty, but they practically have a factory here.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

It was weird seeing a public latrines in the ruins but it was atleast a systematic way of public toilets considering the times... Do see it as it is weird and unique....

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ankeet_sinha
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Not for visitors use. They're days of old public toilets that were also very cold since they were cut from marble.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rafael F
Reviewed October 31, 2018

It is very interesting to see. We understand from this, how much people must have been moving around in the ancient city of Efesus. It could be added a better sign that tells about the water channels more..

Date of experience: October 2018
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